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Bevil J Hogg, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Scott G Klimek: Guide for medical devices. Sterotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 4, 2003: US06527782 (228 worldwide citation)

A guide for controlling the orientation of a medical device includes a cannula having a lumen therein for the medical device, and a guide member having a passage therein for receiving and directing the medical device, the guide member being movably mounted in the cannula for movement. The guide memb ...


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Andrew F Hall, Roger N Hastings, Walter M Blume: Cardiac methods and system. Sterotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 2, 2001: US06298257 (142 worldwide citation)

A method of applying a magnetic medical device to the surface of an internal body structure, the medical device having a magnetically responsive element associated with its distal end, the method comprising applying a magnetic field to the distal end of the magnetic medical device to apply a measure ...


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Gareth T Munger: Magnetically shielded x-ray tube. Sterotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 26, 2008: US07416335 (17 worldwide citation)

Methods of designing an x-ray tube shielded for operation in static and dynamic externally applied magnetic fields are described. The methods include passive shielding of the insert frame, housing, design of an external shield envelope, tube port, tube collimator, and combinations thereof. The resul ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Roger N Hastings: Magnetic medical devices with changeable magnetic moments and method of navigating magnetic medical devices with changeable magnetic moments. Sterotaxis, Bryan K Wheelock, April 19, 2007: US20070088197-A1

A method of navigating a medical device having a changeable magnetic moment within an operating region within a patient, the method includes applying a navigating magnetic field to the operating region with an external source magnet, and changing the direction of the magnetic moment in the medical d ...


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Francis M Creighton, Seth Burgett: Magnetic navigation system. Sterotaxis, Bryan K Wheelock, January 18, 2007: US20070016010-A1

A system for magnetically navigating a medical device in an operating region within the body of a patient. The system includes a magnet having a front field projecting from the front of the magnet sufficient to project a magnetic field into the operating region in the patient. The magnet is mounted ...